ANDERSEN'S SYNDROME

a group name for three endogenous conditions: celiac disease, cystic fibrosis, and severe deficiencies in vitamin A. Symptoms of the disease include low mood, weak muscles (hypotonia), difficulties walking and standing, and muscle wasting. This syndrome is also known as the Andersen's triad. |Dorothy Hansine Andersen (1901-, U.S. pediatrician|

ANDERSEN'S SYNDROME: "A person with Andersen's Syndrome may have celiac disease, cystic fibrosis, and/or vitamin A deficiencies, leading to muscle wasting, depressive symptoms, and problems with movement."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ANDERSEN'S SYNDROME," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/andersens-syndrome/ (accessed April 3, 2020).
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